Tag Archives: hand painted

Passionate About Silk and Art and Colour

Yesterday evening the setting sun was lighting the back wall in my bedroom up beautifully. I had hung one or two pieces of clothing against the cupboard door and noted how pretty the colours looked together. So I went up to the attic and got my camera down and started to take a few shots. These are some of the latest silks I’ve painted and I noticed what a predominance of pinks and oranges there is in my work at … Continue reading

Posted in SILK & ART, SILK PAINTING | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

I'm Making Little Ring Pillows From Lovely Silks

I’ve started a new project. This is something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time and somehow never got round to it. Now I know that this is basically a silk painting blog, but bear with me when I tell you that this first prototype is actually made of ready-made silks. I used some really lovely embroidered silk for the top and the underneath is made with a shimmering dupioni silk. For those of you who don’t like … Continue reading

Posted in SILK & ART | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

And Here’s That Little Silk Clutch Bag I Was Talking About…

Remember I was talking about making a silk clutch bag completely from scratch? Well, here is some documentation sharing with you my process of putting it all together.  I had seen so many beautiful pieces on the internet but decided that if I was going to make one, then it had to be completely my own work. So I set about painting 2 panels that I could use as the outer fabric. I chose some fairly sturdy fabric that would … Continue reading

Posted in SILK PAINTING | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Creating Gorgeous Little Clutch Bags with Panels You Have Silk Painted

Now that really is very decadent. Talk about luxury. Being able to completely custom make your own beautiful clutch bag for an item that not only really catches everyone else’s eye but is totally unique. Well, the good news is that I took the plunge after years of deliberation and designed my own lovely little clutch using both gold and silver gutta together with a melange of purples and blues. The result was indeed a delight. I”m going to be … Continue reading

Posted in SILK PAINTING | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments